Discrimination impacts employees’ professional and personal lives. Understanding and navigating these challenges requires the advice and guidance of an experienced employment lawyer. At Mitchell & Sheahan, P.C., we have extensive experience effectively resolving such disputes.

Our comprehensive knowledge of state and federal employment laws makes us a trusted ally for employees. Above all, we are committed to ensuring fair treatment and justice in the workplace for all parties involved. We represent clients throughout Connecticut and New York. Contact us today for a consultation.

Understanding Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination occurs when an employee is treated unfavorably due to specific characteristics. Federal law prohibits discrimination based on:

In addition, state laws in Connecticut and New York provide even broader protections, reflecting a commitment to a more expansive understanding of workplace rights. Both states have laws covering more comprehensive categories, including:

  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Marital and familial status
  • Prior criminal convictions (with certain limitations)

Employees should be mindful of their rights under federal and state laws to recognize and address any discrimination they may face.

At Mitchell & Sheahan, we leverage our knowledge of antidiscrimination to help employees resolve discrimination issues with sensitivity and legal skills.

Why Choose Mitchell & Sheahan

We have a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge of employment law. We pride ourselves on navigating the complexities of discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation cases with sensitivity and legal acumen. Our approach is tailored to each unique situation, ensuring that we provide the most effective strategies and solutions for employees facing unjust workplace challenges.

Talk to Our Employment Discrimination Attorneys in Connecticut & New York Today

If you’re facing challenges in discrimination, Mitchell & Sheahan is here to help. Contact us today for a consultation, and let’s work together towards a fair and just resolution in your workplace.

Mitchell & Sheahan, based in Stratford, CT, serves clients in Stratford, Fairfield County, New Haven County, Greenwich, Danbury, White Plains, and NY.